A pair of military trousers, light blue with a yellow stripe, serve to give that suggestion of authority proper to the leader
of a band.
The coachman looked back and the guard looked back, and even the emphatic leader
pricked up his ears and looked back, without contradicting.
Well, then, I wish you'd keep hold o' the tune, when it's set for you; if you're for practising, I wish you'd practise that," said a large jocose-looking man, an excellent wheelwright in his week-day capacity, but on Sundays leader
of the choir.
Now the leader
of the men was an old captain of Chaka's, who had fought under him in many battles, but whose service was done, because his right hand had been shorn away by the blow of an axe.
But the Leader
of the Lions was a very proud creature.
of those Armies bright, Which but th' Omnipotent none could have foyld, If once they hear that voyce, their liveliest pledge Of hope in fears and dangers, heard so oft In worst extreams, and on the perilous edge Of battel when it rag'd, in all assaults Their surest signal, they will soon resume New courage and revive, though now they lye Groveling and prostrate on yon Lake of Fire, As we erewhile, astounded and amaz'd, No wonder, fall'n such a pernicious highth.
place of honour, had been assigned to Brian be Bois-Guilbert, whose renown in all games of chivalry, no less than his connexions with the knights who had undertaken this Passage of Arms, had occasioned him to be eagerly received into the company of the challengers, and even adopted as their chief and leader
, though he had so recently joined them.
One glance at the leader
and Rob knew at once that he had found an enemy.
asked one who appeared to be the leader
of the party.
If you march fifty LI in order to outmaneuver the enemy, you will lose the leader
of your first division, and only half your force will reach the goal.
I, my lord," said the latter, "I know a man who has rendered great services to a very popular prince and who would make an excellent leader
Being liberated, he engaged with the Spaniards and Sioux Indians in a war against the Pawnees; then returned to Missouri, and had acted by turns as sheriff, trader, trapper, until he was enlisted as a leader
by Captain Bonneville.